Cops: Riverhead man nabbed for Greenport bus stop fight

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A Riverhead man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted another man at a bus stop in Greenport on Wednesday, Southold Town police said.

Patrick Sims, 59, was waiting at the Front Street bus stop at around 6:25 a.m. when he hit the victim in the face twice “causing red marks,” police said.

Mr. Sims then fled the scene, but was later caught by police, officials said.

He was held awaiting arraignment on undisclosed charges, according to the police’s press release issued Thursday night.